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Tahini sauce is typically served with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods. Did you know that tahini is made with sesame seeds and is a great source of calcium? It’s also a good source of healthy fats, and adding it to a plant-based meal helps keep your blood sugar balanced!

I usually make tahini sauce with tahini, garlic, lemon, and water, but I just happened to have a couple of pre-cooked Love Beets in my fridge. Inspired by Trader Joe’s Beet-Garlic dip, I decided to add them to the mix with beautiful results!

This sauce goes perfectly with my Spinach Falafel recipe.

spinach falafel with beet tahini sauce

All you need to do is give the ingredients a good whizz in a blender! Keep adding water until you get to the thickness that you like!

beet tahini sauce



Spinach Falafel with Beet Tahini Sauce

Beet Tahini Sauce

Prep Time3 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 63kcal


  • 2 small cooked beets
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add water until you reach desired thickness.


Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg

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